XO keeps staring at its own belly button
mikus at bga.com
Fri Aug 8 07:31:36 EDT 2008
> This looks a *lot* like how an XO acts when Suspend is on. See if the
> power LED has gone off and just blinks occasionally -- that's how you really
> tell whether you are in suspend. Power LED on steadily = no suspend.
> Power LED off most of the time, blinking on = you're suspended.
Thank you for the suggestion -- but this is NOT the case here.
I'm well acquainted with Suspend - it has effects which interfere
with how I use my XO - so after installing I always do both 'touch
/etc/ohm/inhibit-idle-suspend' and 'touch /etc/inhibit-ebook-sleep'.
And my Power LED is on steadily -- showing I'm not in suspend.
The sluggishness is not consistent. I particularly notice that at
times, it can take more than three seconds before the XO responds to
an alt-tab (after a period without any key presses). This XO has a
background (nice 19) task running on it which consumes 100% of the
available CPU cycles -- I'm wondering if there is some kind of
keyboard service which expects the CPU to be "free" sometime?
mikus (Joyride 2264, with some newer rpms applied manually)
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